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Project Manager in Beverage Machine Development - Nescafé Dolce Gusto

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Project Manager in Beverage Machine Development - Nescafé Dolce Gusto

Project Manager in Beverage Machine Development – Nescafé Dolce Gusto (

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  160001TJ )

Senior Project Manager in Beverage Machine Development
“I want to make an impact locally and have an influence globally”
System Technology Centre, Orbe, Switzerland                     Undefined period of time contract, act rate 100%
The Nestlé System Technology Center in Orbe is Nestlé’s leading competence center for the design, development and deployment of Nestlé systems, offering expertise in machines, packaging, and products for in-home and out-of-home.
To complete our Machine Competence department, we are looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager in Beverage Machine Development.
Your principal activities will be to drive the complete development of challenging and innovative beverage dispenser through all stages of development and industrialization, from inception to mass production at OEM. You will take the responsibility to deliver and ensure the launch in production of new beverage systems with high impact on the business.
As part of a core team, you will lead a cross-functional project team, manage stakeholders and coordinate internal/external expert/partners’ activities. A proactive interaction with others technical project members and Business unit (Marketing and Operations) will ensure support and alignment on overall project objective.
The ideal candidate has a proven track record on technical project management by applying functional knowledge and leadership skills to achieve challenging goals in an international, complex and cross-functional environment. Travel up to 20% of your time.
Key responsibilities
  • Manage end-to-end projects according to marketing briefs and compliance with Nestlé Development process, coordinate with stakeholders, Development partners and OEM.
  • Responsible for Quality by Design, technical solution, development and industrialization at OEM of the complete machine
  • Provide hands-on technical assistance during production ramp-up at factories / OEM’s, follow launches and market feedback for technical improvements.
  • Enable, facilitate and coach: enhance the interaction and collaboration between the various specialists within the project team, across R&D Units, Business Units (Marketing and Operations) and external partners, support the core team.
Education and experience
  • Engineering education (MSc or PHD in mechanical, microtechnical, electrical or other engineering degrees).
  • +10 years of R&D work experience in product development and industrialization (preferably in mass produced consumer goods/household appliances.
  • Minimum of 8 years PM experience in international, competitive and complex environment.
  • Proven communication skills (confidence and conviction in presenting to steering committees), strong coordination skills
  • Advanced knowledge in Project Management (PMP certification is a plus).
  • Deep understanding of quality management systems in development and manufacturing in the industry.
  • Deep expertize in mass production method and assembly process
  • Result oriented, ability to work with self-motivation, to lead and support team
Show us that you have strong communication and networking skills coupled with a market & consumer focused mindset we are looking for. Your natural ability to lead teams providing motivation and interaction will strongly contribute to your and our success.  If you can see yourself in the Senior Project Manager in Beverage Machine Developmentrole at Nestlé, please apply in Englishat www.nestlé.com/jobs.
The Nestlé Group is the World’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with 88,8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2015, more than 335,000 employees worldwide and 436 factories in more than 85 countries. We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Primary Location

:   Switzerland-VD-Orbe


:   Research/Development


:   Nestec S.A.


:   Full-time

Job Posting

:   Dec 14, 2016, 12:05:10 PM